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Mother's Day is less than 2 weeks away and if you're like me, you are probably trying to think a head as to what your mom wants this Mother's Day. I'm a mom to 3 children ages 7, 8 and 9. Some days it's awesome. Other days it's not but I wouldn't change it for the world. My kids can be a handful som...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

Tea just like coffee tends to be an acquired taste. Growing up my father was a huge tea fan. We constantly had some version of black tea, usually Lipton's stocked in the pantry and a huge jar of raw honey. On cold winter days we would spend the morning ice fishing out on Mullett Lake and then head i...
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Categories:  Michigan Love, Shopping

Established in 1946, Grandpa Shorter's Gifts has become an iconic place of business in Downtown Petoskey. In today's world, a business that has been open for over 71 years and continuing to prosper has to be doing something right. Business is tough in today's world. We see headlines daily regarding ...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Shopping

Almost less than a week and school will be back in session here in Petoskey. Some local schools have already started but my kiddos start the day after Labor Day like many other Michigan kiddos. Summer is winding down and fast! My kids aren't thrilled to be going back but I'll be honest, I'm looking ...
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This past Tuesday was National Lost Sock Memorial Day. If you weren’t aware of this solemn holiday, don’t worry. There’s still time to participate. Simply go to your sock drawer, remove all the lonely, mateless socks, have a moment of silence for them, then toss those socks. It’s time to let...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

February is finally here!! I'm not going to lie, I'm kind of excited. I love our winters here in Northern Michigan but summers are my absolute favorite and we are getting closer to spring! The first week of February is already in the books and Valentine's Day is already next week! We love Valen...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

Thanksgiving has come and gone and the 2016 Black Friday frenzy is officially over. Now the real Christmas countdown begins and Christmas shopping continues. This past weekend was the Downtown Petoskey Holiday parade on Saturday morning. My husband and I took the kids to the parade, enjoyed lunch at...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Petoskey, Shopping

It's almost Thanksgiving. Can you believe it? The weather has been A-mazing the last few months and it's hard to believe Christmas is only a month and a half away. I've already started some holiday shopping for friends and family and my kids are already making out their Christmas lists. I try to sh...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Shopping

The holiday season is almost upon us! Can you believe it?  Almost all of the leaves have fallen and the trees are bare but the weather has been absolutely gorgeous the last couple of days. Looking ahead at this weeks forecast, it will be unseasonably warm this week and I am OK with that. If you'v...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Petoskey, Shopping

It's October and Petoskey's infamous Restaurant Week will be here again. Restaurant Week happens twice a year in Petoskey, once in the spring and again in the fall. It's something locals and non-locals look forward too and it never fails to impress. Restaurant chefs get to showcase their culinary ...
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